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Casey at the Bat/The Art Gallery (#110)
Pt. 1- Rebecca gets a full-time job at Alex's after-school program. Alberto sends flowers and asks her to a gallery opening. But his brother, Ramon, is starting to appreciate Rebecca too.
Grammar review: present continuous tense, affirmative and negative statements; present continuous tense, yes/no questions and short answers; present continuous tense, w h- questions and answers.
Pt. 2- Ramon is worried that his ex-wife may take Alex to Los Angeles with her. Rebecca discovers that a photograph Alberto took of her in the canyon is on display at the gallery. The Mendoza family discusses selling the restaurant but Ramon is against the idea.
Grammar review: simple present tense, affirmative and negative statements; simple present tense, yes/n o questions and short answers; simple present tense, wh - questions and answers. [26 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: Through the story of Rebecca, an aspiring singer, this English language learner (ELL) series touches on life's important issues: leaving home, parenting, education, work, love, success, and loss. All of the characters use meaningful, natural language that students can put to work immediately in their own lives. Each episode features dialogue that is slightly slowed down and subtly simplified. Key lines are repeated, idioms paraphrased, and important events retold. There are constant visual clues to meaning, such as written signs, notes, and documents. Closed captioning may be used as a teaching and literacy resource.
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